Review: A Bistro that cuts the Mustard

Review: A Bistro that cuts the Mustard

It’s not often I hang out in West London, and I could probably count on one hand, the number of times I’ve been …
Monday Inspiration with Philip Hammond, Designer Florist for The Dorchester & 45 Park Lane

Monday Inspiration with Philip Hammond, Designer Florist for The Dorchester & 45 Park Lane

This week’s Monday inspiration comes from Philip Hammond, the Designer Florist behind those gorgeous creations at The Dorchester and 45 Park Lane. From The Chelsea …
What’s happening at Taste of London 2016? OSL Highlights.

What’s happening at Taste of London 2016? OSL Highlights.

Taste of London 2016 is back again for another year. And after a visit to the opening night last night, I think it’s fair to …
Cooking Venetian Cuisine with the Enrica Rocca Cookery School

Cooking Venetian Cuisine with the Enrica Rocca Cookery School

What I love about Italian food is what most people love about Italian food. It’s simple, fuss-free, fresh and most importantly, delicious. And aside …

Travel

Thailand’s Agrotourism: Visiting the Ban Dong Bang Samunphrai Community

Thailand’s Agrotourism: Visiting the Ban Dong Bang Samunphrai Community

After our introduction to traditional Thai Medicine at the Chao Phya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital, it was time to discover the Ban Dong Bang village. I was …
Chao Phya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital: Discovering Thai Traditional Medicine in Prachinburi

Chao Phya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital: Discovering Thai Traditional Medicine in Prachinburi

If you’ve ever wondered exactly how Thai Traditional Medicine came about, you’re in the right place. On my recent travels in Central and …
Wedding Venue Inspiration: Burley Manor, The New Forest

Wedding Venue Inspiration: Burley Manor, The New Forest

If you’re searching for a picturesque countryside hotel to host your English wedding, you might like to check out Burley Manor. Burley Manor is …
Hotel Review: The Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

Hotel Review: The Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

Before I visited Thailand and Cambodia, I had this idea of Bangkok being a mad, chaotic place with an oversaturation of high-rise buildings and barely …

Caribbean Travel

OSL Travel: A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

OSL Travel: A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

At the end of our Jamaica honeymoon, Mr C and I checked in to MarBlue, a small set guesthouse in Treasure Beach. After an incredibly …
OSL Travel: 20 Reasons to stay at Jakes Hotel, Treasure Beach

OSL Travel: 20 Reasons to stay at Jakes Hotel, Treasure Beach

If you’ve read my reviews on OMOTG and About Time Magazine, you’ll know about the wonderfully cool and quirky Jakes Hotel. This is …
#MondayInspiration with Angela Eastwick, owner of Somewhere West, Jamaica

#MondayInspiration with Angela Eastwick, owner of Somewhere West, Jamaica

Ever thought about escaping the city rat race and setting up a new life on a Caribbean island? Sounds like a dream right? Well, that …
A Dreamy Airbnb Stay @ Somewhere West, Jamaica

A Dreamy Airbnb Stay @ Somewhere West, Jamaica

Serene, colourful and inspirational – that’s how I’d describe the three days leading up to our wedding in Jamaica – thanks to us finding this …

Food & Drink

Cabbages & Roses Afternoon Tea at The Montagu

Cabbages & Roses Afternoon Tea at The Montagu

There’s nothing more quintessentially English than holding an afternoon tea party. Especially if you are in a hotel named after Winston Churchill. I was …
Review: A Bistro that cuts the Mustard

Review: A Bistro that cuts the Mustard

It’s not often I hang out in West London, and I could probably count on one hand, the number of times I’ve been …
An Edible story at St Luke’s Kitchen, LIBRARY

An Edible story at St Luke’s Kitchen, LIBRARY

It’s a Saturday night in Covent Garden and we’re midway through our starters at St Luke’s Kitchen when I feel the crunch …
Review: The New Cottons Restaurant, Notting Hill

Review: The New Cottons Restaurant, Notting Hill

You know me and Caribbean food, I love it. So when I heard there was a new Cottons restaurant opening in Notting Hill, it wasn’…

Reviews

Passion Planner: A simple way to achieve your life goals

Passion Planner: A simple way to achieve your life goals

Passion Planner: Freelancers, this could change your life Being a freelancer is hard. Sorry, I correct myself, it’s bl**dy hard. Especially when you …
Cabbages & Roses Afternoon Tea at The Montagu

Cabbages & Roses Afternoon Tea at The Montagu

There’s nothing more quintessentially English than holding an afternoon tea party. Especially if you are in a hotel named after Winston Churchill. I was …
Review: A Bistro that cuts the Mustard

Review: A Bistro that cuts the Mustard

It’s not often I hang out in West London, and I could probably count on one hand, the number of times I’ve been …
An Edible story at St Luke’s Kitchen, LIBRARY

An Edible story at St Luke’s Kitchen, LIBRARY

It’s a Saturday night in Covent Garden and we’re midway through our starters at St Luke’s Kitchen when I feel the crunch …

Hotels

Hotel Review: The Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

Hotel Review: The Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

Before I visited Thailand and Cambodia, I had this idea of Bangkok being a mad, chaotic place with an oversaturation of high-rise buildings and barely …
OSL Travel: The Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar

OSL Travel: The Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar

A visit to the Four Seasons Hotel Doha proves that luxury and seamless service still reign at this plush hotel group… The last – and only – …
The Eagle Eye Cocktail at GONG, Shangri-La

The Eagle Eye Cocktail at GONG, Shangri-La

This week I was invited to GŎNG, at the Shangri-La, London, to sample a special cocktail called The Eagle Eye. The story behind this …
OSL Travel: The Grove Hotel – Five-star chic in Hertfordshire

OSL Travel: The Grove Hotel – Five-star chic in Hertfordshire

You may have already heard of the The Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire. As the place where Cheryl Cole (now Fernandez-Versini) and various other celebs got …

Wedding & Honeymoon Travel

OSL Travel: A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

OSL Travel: A Stay at Marblue Villa Suites, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

At the end of our Jamaica honeymoon, Mr C and I checked in to MarBlue, a small set guesthouse in Treasure Beach. After an incredibly …
Weddingmoon Bliss at The Rockhouse Hotel, Negril

Weddingmoon Bliss at The Rockhouse Hotel, Negril

When we booked to stay at The Rockhouse ahead of our wedding in Jamaica, I knew it was going to be special. This luxury boutique …
Honeymoon inspiration: 11 things to do in Costa Navarino, Greece

Honeymoon inspiration: 11 things to do in Costa Navarino, Greece

One of my most dreamy recent travel experiences was to The Romanos Resort at Costa Navarino – an eco-luxury hotel in Greece, in the Southwest Peloponnese. …
The World’s Best Honeymoon Boutique Hotels

The World’s Best Honeymoon Boutique Hotels

The Boutique Hotel Awards has just awarded six boutique hotels, for excelling in romantic honeymoon travel. With literally hundreds of thousands of dreamy retreats existing …

People

Monday Inspiration with Philip Hammond, Designer Florist for The Dorchester & 45 Park Lane

Monday Inspiration with Philip Hammond, Designer Florist for The Dorchester & 45 Park Lane

This week’s Monday inspiration comes from Philip Hammond, the Designer Florist behind those gorgeous creations at The Dorchester and 45 Park Lane. From The Chelsea …
Beautiful blooms by Jeff Leatham at Four Seasons George V Paris

Beautiful blooms by Jeff Leatham at Four Seasons George V Paris

Jeff Leatham has designed the floral decorations for luxury brands such as Alexander McQueen and Bulgari. His clients include Oprah Winfrey and the Kardashians and …
Monday Career Inspiration: Claire & Charlotte Chapuis of Enrica Rocca Cookery School

Monday Career Inspiration: Claire & Charlotte Chapuis of Enrica Rocca Cookery School

This week, I’d love to introduce you to Claire and Charlotte Chapuis from the Enrica Rocca cookery school (you can read my review of …
Q&A with eco wedding dress designer Sanyukta Shrestha

Q&A with eco wedding dress designer Sanyukta Shrestha

Whether or not you see yourself as an eco-bride, I would love to tell you about the incredible designer behind my eco wedding dress. Sanyukta …